Equal Exchange offers schools a better way to raise money that raises awareness at the same time.
Equal Exchange offers schools a better way to raise money.
Leonardo Academy announces the appointment of two new members to the National Sustainable Agriculture Standards Committee, within the Environmentalist and General Interest categories.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) April 22, 2010 - This is an exciting time in history. Regardless of the economy, the Green juggernaut is unstoppable and growing. In fact, we are still in the earliest stage of the Green movement, and those who are Green trained are in increasing demand. The reason is that everyone is now convinced of the value of environmental issues and willing to participate in Going Green. The problem is that most people and businesses are suffering from both promotional overload and an informational scarcity.
Honor Extended to Paul Warrington of California
UPS has awarded Paul Warrington of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., the Jim Casey Community Service Award, the company's top honor worldwide for community service. Warrington, an assistant chief pilot at the UPS Airlines, was recognized for his long-standing commitment to the impoverished and underserved people of Cambodia.
Today's philanthropists struggle to balance crisis contributions with investments in longer term, lasting solutions. HealthRight International exemplifies a nonprofit that leverages relatively small resources for a significant and sustainable impact in underserved communities around the world. And business investors love it.
Chefs create peanut-butter and jelly cuisine to reduce carbon, water and land use
How are you planning to celebrate Earth Day? If you are like most environmental businesses, most are engaging in eco friendly activities in honor of Earth Day. While the event or activity may be the primary focus, the products and services you employ to create that event are equally important.
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® award winners will mentor Startup America Partnership’s high-potential “Speedup” companies; substantial commitment is valued at more than $7.5 million.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - April 20, 2010 – Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) will work closely with the Startup America Partnership, the private-sector alliance launched at the White House on January 31, to accelerate the growth of Startup America’s high-potential “Speedup” entrepreneurial companies.
This is the second installment of our new Tuesday Tech4Good series that we started last week. Since it's almost Earth Day, we thought we'd share some of the inspiring stories that have come as a result of responsibly recycling your computers at Goodwill Industries across the U.S.
Finding a World of Green Business Opportunities in Our Environmental Challenges
Earth Day 2010 is a time to remember the environmental challenges facing us, but it is also a time to see these challenges as opportunities for businesses to provide solutions. The bitter discord about environmental and economic problems we face often misses the point. All of these problems are massive opportunities for us to live better lives, help the planet, and build a strong economy. We don't have to choose to have either a healthy environment or a strong economy - we can have both. While many say that steps to solve environmental challenges are too costly, solving these problems is a great opportunity for businesses to thrive by providing cleaner energy, greener buildings, efficient transportation, and less wasteful ways of living. The fate of the environment is our...
What have the implications of the current economic crisis been for your small businesses?
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Newark, Calif. (April 19, 2010) – When FullBloom Baking Company needed to expand in 2006, they purchased a 95,000 square foot food manufacturing plant with an eye towards making it the greenest wholesale baking company in the nation. Last week, their efforts were rewarded when the US Green Building Council bestowed Platinum certification—the highest level of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) recognition—to Fullbloom’s management.
Recycling old computers is a year round activity, but since spring has sprung in many parts of the world and people are cleaning out their closets, attics and garages, it’s a great time to discuss responsible recycling of computer equipment once it has reached the end of its life. Dell has been a leader in responsibly recycling old computers and diverting them from landfills. In fact new numbers are out, and last year and Dell recycled more than 68 million kilograms (150 million lbs.) of unwanted electronics in 2010.
A New San Diego Start-up Delivers On Green Entrepreneurial Infrastructure
EcoHub, Inc. is being launched to serve the immediate needs of San Diego’s clean-tech start-up companies. EcoHub seeks to become the center of the entrepreneurial community where companies can collaborate, grow and thrive. By incorporating the best elements of successful co-working spaces and providing core services to address each member company’s unique needs, EcoHub will accelerate growth and ensure success. http://www.ecohubinc.com/, http://www.facebook.com/EcoHub